Definition of amenity
- hotels with modern amenities
- providing residents with the basic amenities
- maintaining social amenities
The hotel has every amenity you could want.
an unhappy, bickering couple who, at least in public, observe all the amenities of polite behavior
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First Known Use: 14th centurySee Words from the same year
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to cause to suffer severely from hunger
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